Miami Heat: Why Ray Allen Will Keep LeBron James from Winning the 2013 NBA Title

September 29th, 2012 by Peter Emerick Leave a reply »
LeBron James and Company have their sights set on repeating as NBA champions this seasons, and while they are currently a front-runner to do just that, it's just not going to happen.

The first reason why it's not going to happen is because the Heat's target on their back is only going to get bigger as the season goes on.

Kevin Garnett, former teammate and friend of Ray Allen, has already come out and said that he's "cut ties" with Allen and that he "doesn't have Allen's [phone] number" anymore—as reported by Gary Dzen the Boston Globe.

It's clear that Allen's past teammates aren't too fond of him leaving for the sunny beaches of South Beach, and that means that when the Celtics face off against the Heat, the stakes are going to be that much higher.

Speaking of Allen, the fact that the Heat now have to adjust their roster rotation with Allen and Rashard Lewis on the depth chart is going to complicate things as the 2012-13 season gets under way.

Sure, having more talent is never a bad problem, but in the 2012 NBA Finals, the Heat had found a rotation that worked extremely well for them that consisted of Mario Chalmers at th ...

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